Central Asia and Afghanistan
No specific donor
The Kazakhstan ClimAccelerator of Deutsch-Kasachische Universität (DKU) is implemented in partnership with EIT Climate-KIC (https://www.climate-kic.org/). EIT Climate-KIC is a climate innovation agency and community working to catalyze transformations using systems innovation as a key tool.
Other partners are international experts and coaches of Climate-KIC network, Lufthansa, Liebherr Kazakhstan, MOST Ventures, International Monetary Fund, and several independent experts in the field of sustainable business and environment.
Annual program since the beginning of 2022
Sustainable business development
Kazakhstan ClimAccelerator is a mentorship program for young enterpreneurs of Central Asia willing to grow their eco-friendly start-ups into scalable sustainable businesses. The program represents the next stage after the Ecothons and International Green Business School (GBS) "Eco-Talk".
In 2022 ten successful environmentally friendly start-ups (DKU eco-business incubator alumni) took part in the first acceleration program (Oct 10th - Dec 15th 2022). The Agenda covered such themes as: sustainable business; marketing, and finance. The program consisted of guest lectures, mentoring sessions and networking events.
Kazakhstan ClimAccelerator aims to mentor young enterpreneurs of Central Asia, providing an opportunity to ‘accel’ their working eco start-ups and open it up for investors.